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Table 3 Mean (sd) experience of caries and mean (sd) experience of odontogenic infections due to caries in 11-13-year-old schoolchildren

From: Untreated severe dental decay: a neglected determinant of low Body Mass Index in 12-year-old Filipino children

Variables N DMFT + dmft Student T
P-value
PUFA + pufa Student T
P-value
Girls 1002 3.16 (2.94) P = 0.54 1.19 (1.39) P = 0.30
Boys 949 3.08 (3.03) P = 0.54 1.12 (1.42) P = 0.30
Rural 978 3.06 (3.00) P = 0.35 1.11 (1.40) P = 0.19
Urban 973 3.18 (3.00) P = 0.35 1.19 (1.41) P = 0.19
TV at home - yes 1443 3.14 (3.02) P = 0.52 1.17 (1.44) P = 0.40
TV at home - no 508 3.05 (2.86) P = 0.52 1.11 (1.31) P = 0.40
Siblings 0-4* 1201 3.05 (2.83) P = 0.18 1.13 (1.39) P = 0.34
Siblings >4* 742 3.23 (3.21) P = 0.18 1.19 (1.44) P = 0.34
  1. * 8 children not included in this variable due to incomplete data.